Anthelcide EQ Equine Wormer Paste

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Anthelcide EQ Equine Wormer Paste

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis

(oxibendazole)

Equine Wormer Paste

For use in horses only

Description

Anthelcide EQ Paste is a paste formulation of oxibendazole, a broad-spectrum benzimidazole anthelmintic. This formulation has been developed for ease of administration. Each syringe contains 0.85 oz (24 g) of paste.

Anthelcide EQ Paste contains:

Oxibendazole

22.7%

Anthelcide EQ Equine Wormer Paste Indications

Anthelcide EQ Paste is indicated for removal and control of: large strongyles (Strongylus edenatus, S. equinus, S. vulgaris); small strongyles (species of the genera Cylicostephanus, Cylicocyclus, Cyathostomum, Triodontophorus, Cylicodontophorus, and Gyalocephalus); large roundworms (Parascaris equorum); pinworms (Oxyuris equi) including various larval stages; and threadworms (Strongyloides westeri).

Contraindications

Anthelcide EQ is contraindicated in severely debilitated horses or horses suffering from infectious disease, toxemia, or colic.

Warning

Do not use in horses intended for human consumption.

Precautions

Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasitism.

Keep Out of Reach of Children.

Dosage and Administration

The dosage of oxibendazole is 10 mg/kg (2.2 lb) of body weight (15 mg/kg for strongyloides). Each mark on the syringe delivers Anthelcide EQ to treat 100 lb (67 lb for strongyloides). Horses maintained on premises where reinfection is likely to occur should be retreated in 6-8 weeks.

Dosage Table

10 mg/kg

15 mg/kg

Syringe Mark

Horse Weight (lb)

Syringe Mark

Horse Weight (lb)

100

100

300

200

200

200

600

400

400

400

900

600

600

600

1200

800

800

800

 

 

1000

1000

 

 

1200

1200

 

 

Anthelcide EQ is compatible with carbon disulfide, which can be used concurrently for bot control (Gasterophilus spp.) when administered by a veterinarian. Routine carbon disulfide cautions must be observed.

USE OF SYRINGE: Determine the weight of the horse and dial the correct setting on the plunger, having the side of the wheel nearest the barrel on the desired mark. Remove the cap from the syringe. Insert the tip of the syringe into the side of the animal’s mouth between the incisor and molar teeth and press the plunger down as far as it will go, depositing the paste on the back of the tongue.

How Supplied

Anthelcide EQ Paste is supplied in 12 0.85-oz (24-g) syringes.

Storage

Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).

NADA #121-042, Approved by FDA

Distributed by: Zoetis Inc., Kalamazoo, MI 49007

13897600

Revised: January 2013

NAC No.: 36901713

ZOETIS INC.
333 PORTAGE STREET, KALAMAZOO, MI, 49007
Telephone:   269-833-4000
Customer Service:   888-963-8471
Website:   www.zoetis.com
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